Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, August 09, 1980, Image 9

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    Livestock market and auction news
PA. Weekly
Summary
Friday, August 8
Report supplied by PDA
CATTLE 6119: Compared
with 7407 head last week, and
5815 head a year ago.
Compared with last weeks
market- Slaughter steers
steady-1 50 higher, SI
heifers 1.00-2 00 higher; SI
cows higher uneven $2 00
higher - $2 00 lower; SI
bullocks steady to 200
higher; SI. bulls steady to
strong SI steers- High
Choice & Prune No. 3-4,
71.00- Choice No 2-4
68.00- Good 60
Standard 56.0(W0 00; SI.
heifers Choice 54 00-08.50;
Good 57 00-64 00; Standard
53 00-57.00. SI cows- Utility
& Commercial 47 00-52.75;
Cutters 45.00-51 50; Canner&
L. Cutter 38 00-46 00; Shells
down to 35 00 SI bullocks
Choice 59 00-65 50, Good
58 00-63 00; Standard 54 00-
58.00 SI bulls Yield Grade
No 1, 1000-2200 lbs 55 00-
62 00; Yield Grade No 2,
1000-1650 lbs 52 00-57 00
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FEEDER CATTLE
Steers, Medium & Large
Frame No 1 300-750 lbs
55.00- 00. Heifers, Medium
Frame No 1 300-700 lbs
52.00- Bulls Medium it
Large Frame No 1 400-800
lbs 51 00-57 25
CALVES- 3921 Compared
with 4051 head last week and
3979 head a year ago
Vealers steady to 500
higher, few Prime 98 00-
120.00; Choice 90.00-106.00,
Good 75 00-90.00, Standard &
Good 90-120 lbs. 70.00-80.00;
65-90 lbs 65.00-75.00; Utility
50-110 lbs 50 00-65.00.
FARM CALVES Active
hoi. Bulls 80-125 lbs 75 00-
12100; Hoi Heifers 80-150
lbs. 80 00-195 00 mostly
100 00-155 00, Beef Cross
bulls & heifers 75-100 lbs
75 00-110 00
HOGS. 7573 Compared
with 7356 head last week and
6588 head a year ago
Barrows and gilts mostly
200 higher US No 1-2 200-
240 lbs. 47 00-49.50, No 1-3
200-250 lbs 46 00-48.10; No 2-
3 190-270 lbs 44 00-46 50; No
1-3 140-190 lbs 35 00-44 00;
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Ph 717-458-4500
412-287-1721
603-432-3384
609-448-2420
717-665-6615
Sows 1.00-4 00 higher US No
1-3 300-580 lbs 38.00-43.00;
No 2-3 300-650 lbs. 35 00-
39 00. Boars 27.00-33.00
FEEDER PIGS 2034.
Compared with 2029 head
last week and 749 a year ago
1 00-3.00 higher US No 1-3
20-35 lbs 12 00-18 00 per
head; No 1-3 35-50 lbs 16 00-
27 50; No. 1-3 50-80 lbs 27 50-
39 00; Utility 10-10 lbs 5 00-
12 00
GRADED FEEDER
PIGS 3321 Compared with
1436 head last week, and 3075
head a year ago All sales by
CWT Feeder Pigs steady to
800 higher spots 12 00
higher US No. 1-2 30-40 lbs
68.00-84 00 a few to 90 00, 40-
50 lbs 68 00-79 00 few to
89 00, 50-60 lbs 60 00-76 00,
60-85 lbs 45 00-70.00, few US
No 2-3 3040 lbs 56 00-80 00,
40-50 lbs 63 00-72 00, few to
78 00,50-60 lbs 49 00-56 00
SHEEP 780 Compared
with 757 head last week and
674 head a year a go
Spnng/sl lambs mostly
steady Choice 60-105 lbs
59 00-67 00, few to 71 00,
Good 50-100 lbs 52 00-62 00,
51 ewes 15 00-30 00
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Springfield, MA
Warwick, Rl
Weedsport NY
Omaha
Cattle
Thursday, August 7
Report supplied by USDA
Closing prices on
slaughter steers were 25-50
cents lower while heifers
closed steady Cows were
steady to 50 cents higher and
bulls firm to 1.00 higher. A
moderate volume two-way
feeder steers sold 50-1.00
lower.
Four day receipts this
week 14,000; last week
12,000; year ago 10,300.
The fed cattle trade follow
ed a relatively stable course
with only mild day-to-day
price variations. Best steer
demand still centered on
Choice and Prime 31150-1300
lbs. and same grade 950-1050
lb. heifers. Demand was
good by most buymg in
terests including shippers to
points outside the immediate
Omaha area. Much of the
steer and heifer supply was
Good to Average-Choice on
Monday, but on later days
there was a noticeable im
provement in the overall
finish with a fairly liberal
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413-788-7386
401-467-5373
315-834-6675
(agway)
percentage Choice. The con
sist also mcluded a moderate
volume Good and Choice
Holstein steers. Feeder
buyers were only moderate
ly aggressive on fleshy two
way steers for a short turn m
the feedlot. Slaughter steers
made up approximately 45
pet. of the week’s total and
heifers 34 pet. Cows compris
ed 10 pet. and feeders 8 pet.
STEERS: Load Choice 3
1261 lbs. 75.50 Tuesday, two
loads Choice with end prime
predominantly 3 1301 lbs.
75.25. At midweek, two loads
and part load Choice with
end Prime 3 1169-1247 lbs.
74.75-75.00. Choice 2-4
1150-1300 lbs. 73.00-74.00, few
consignments 3 74.25-74.50,
Choice 2-3 10-25-1150 lbs.
72.00- Load mostly 4
1358 lbs. 71.50. Mixed Good
and Choice 2-3 1000-1250 lbs.
71.00- Good 2-3
66.00- Mostly Choice 2-3
1250-1400 lbs. Holstems
64.00- Good and Choice
1200-1450 lbs. 61.00-63.50.
The average of LS 214,
detailed quotations for
Choice 900-1100 lb. steers this
week 72.50; Choice 1100-1300
lbs. 73 45. Average cost
Slaughter Steers this week
72.09 average weight 1148
lbs. as compared 72.14 and
1134 lbs a week ago.
Average cost heifers 67.41
average weight 989 lbs. as
compared 67.06 and 967 lbs. a
week ago
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HEIFERS Load Choice 3
1030 lbs. 69.50, moderate
volume Choice and Prime 3-4
950-1025 lbs. 68.75. Choice 24
875-1075 lbs. 67.00-69.00. Mix
ed Good and Choice 2-3
850-1050 lbs. 65.50-67.00. Good
2-362.50-65.00.
COWS; Utility and Com
mercial 2-4 42.50-45.00, few
45.50- Cutter
41.50- Canner and Low-
Cutter 39.00-42,00.
BULLS: 1-2 1200-2100 lbs.
52.00- individual 1
58.00- Feeders medium
frame 1 925-1038 lbs.
70.00- Load 786 lbs.
74.00.
Report supplied by auction
BULLS: 1300 lbs. 55.00; 800
lbs. 58.75.
COWS: High Choice to
Prune 49.00-51.25; Good to
Standard 46.75-48.00; Utihlty
45.25-46.50; Cutters 44.50-
45.75; Canners 39.50-45.00.
CALVES; Prune 200-240
lbs. 87.00-91.00; High to
Choice 140-180 lbs. 81.00-
90.00; Good to Choice 120-140
lbs. 87.00-100.00; Standard to
Good 90-110 lbs. 85.00-101.00;
Utility 75-85 lbs. 80.00-96.00;
Low Utility 65-75 lbs. 59.00-
72.00.
FEEDER PIGS: 20-25 lbs.
$l5 to $l9 by hd.; 30-35 lbs.
$2O to $24.50 by hd.
HOGS: 180-220 lbs. 45.00-
46.85.
SOWS: 37.00-39.85.
GOATS: Nannies $25 to $3l
by hd.; Billies $22 to $2B by
hd.; Kids $lB to $24 by hd.
Oklahoma
Cattle
Thursday, August 7
Report supplied by USDA
Cattle and Calves: 8500
Last Week; 9358
Cattle Auction Trading
fairly active, feeder steers
over 600 lbs. steady to 2.00
lower, steers under 600 lbs.
and feeder heifers under 500
lbs. 2.00-3.00 higher, heifers
over 500 lbs. steady to 1.00
higher. Supply largely
Medium Frame 1500-800 lbs.
steady and 400-700 lbs.
feeder heifers. Demand good
except for steers over 650
lbs., light.
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FEEDER STEERS:
MEDIUM FRAME 1: 400-500
lbs. 83.00-86.00, 500-600 lbs.
74.00-77.00, lot 530 lbs. 82.00,
600-700 lbs. 69.75-73.50,
several 74.00-74.75, 700-800
lbs. 69.50-72.00, 2 loads 710-
720 lbs. 72.75-73.00, 800-850
lbs. 68.25-70.00.
MEDIUM FRAME 1-2:
500-600 lbs. 70.00-71.75, 600-
700 lbs. 68.25-70.00.
LARGE FRAME 1-2; Lot
585 lbs. 74.25, 575-775 lbs.
66.75-69.25, 850375 lbs. 67.25-
68.25, package 1060 lbs. 66.00.
LARGE FRAME 2
HOLSTEINS: Part load 410
lbs. 60.25, 590-750 lbs. 57.50-
58.00; lot 715 lbs. 60.00, lotB2o
lbs. 56.75, lot 1045 lbs. 73.00.
LARGE FRAME 2: Part
load 665 lbs. 66.50, Lot 900
lbs. 65.75.
FEEDER HEIFERS:
MEDIUM FRAME 1: 400-500
lbs. 69.00-73.75, 2 lots 410470
lbs. 74.75-75.00, 500-600 lbs.
66.25-69.00, 600-700 lbs. 66.00-
68.00.
MEDIUM FRAME 1-2:
Consignment 485 lbs. 68.00,
450-600 lbs. 63.50-66.75.
FOR THE WEEK: Feeder
steers over 600 lbs. steady to
1.00 lower, steers under 600
lbs. and heifers under 500
lbs. steady to 2.00 higher,
instances 3.00 up. Feeder
heifers over 500 lbs. steady
to 1.00 higher Slaughter
cows steady to 1.00 lower,
late sales mclude Utility and
Commercial 2-3 40.75-44.75,
Cutter 1-2 38.00-42.00.
Slaughter bulls closed the
week 1.80-2.00 lower, YG 1-2
1200-1700 lbs. 52.00-56.75.
Salable receipts this week
were near 34,600 head
compared with 27,199 last
week. Feeder cattle and
calves comprised 93% of the
receipts, cows and bulls 7%.
Hunter’s
Auction
Monday, August 4
Rising Sun, Md.